The New Ethnicity, Religious Survival, and Jewish Identity: The "Judaisms" of Our Newest Members

By David Ellenson

Central Conference of American Rabbis (CCAR), 1979

The religious beliefs, practices and identity of the post-World War II generation of American Jews mirror developments in general American culture and religious life during the last few decades. The transformations in American's attitudes toward both ethnicity and religion are of greatest import to the American Jewish community. I propose to rehearse these general developments within American life and reflect upon how they have reacted upon the Jewish commitment and identity of American young adults.

Topic: Jewish Identification, Identity Formation

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Genre: Report

Coverage: United States

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Ellenson, David. The New Ethnicity, Religious Survival, and Jewish Identity: The "Judaisms" of Our Newest Members. Central Conference of American Rabbis (CCAR). 1979: http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=3108


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